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SOURCE American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Hundreds Gather to Learn about New Safeguards and Advances in Cosmetic Surgery
CHICAGO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jane Petro, MD, President-Elect of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) is making plans to welcome the hundreds of the world's leading cosmetic surgery professional who will be attending the "Future of Cosmetic Surgery: Advances in Quality Patient Care and Safety," the Annual Meeting of AACS. The meeting will be held January 14-19, 2014 in Hollywood, Florida.
When asked about the meeting, Jennie Ward-Robinson, PhD, AACS CEO and Executive Director, said, "As President-Elect of the premiere professional society advancing the field of cosmetic surgery, Dr. Petro will preside over our profession's most important gathering. She and other AACS leaders will play a critical role helping attendees learn everything from the very latest techniques, procedures and best practices to ensure we continue to build upon our promise of dedicating our work toward making lives better."
Dr. Petro, from Jamaica Plain, MA, received her Bachelor of Science degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL and her MD from Penn State University. She is the editor in chief of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and is board certified in general, cosmetic, and plastic surgery.
Concluded Ward-Robinson, "The dedicated professionals in the cosmetic surgery community are constantly striving to produce better outcomes for their patients. By utilizing the best and latest technologies and adhering to a strong belief in transparency and patient safety, they are able to do just that."
Established in 1985, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and its more than 2,000 members are committed to the development of the field of Cosmetic Surgery as a continuously advancing multispecialty discipline that delivers safe and effective patient outcomes. Using the best available clinical science and medical technology, the AACS promotes the proper training, education, and experience for its members. For more information please visit www.cosmeticsurgery.org.
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